Manitoulin Expositor article published June 12, 2019
By Press Release, Manitoulin Expositor
Increasing Access and Coordination of Addiction Treatment for People in Espanola
June 11, 2019 – People in the Espanola area are now receiving more timely medical treatment for substance use disorders closer to home.
Nominate your team, partnership or colleague for a Bright Lights Award
and gain your biggest audience ever.
Change can come fast and furious, and Ontario’s healthcare system is no exception. With the introduction of Ontario Health Teams, ‘upheaval’ could be considered an understatement.
I am currently carrying out an environmental scan of primary care-based interventions into health inequities and the social determinants of health in Canada. I am working with a student, Nazeefah Laher, to compile a list of primary care providers engaged in this work.
Message on behalf of Cancer Care Ontario.
Cancer Care Ontario through its ColonCancerCheck (CCC) screening program is transitioning to the fecal immunochemical test (FIT) as the recommended screening test for people at average risk of developing colorectal cancer. The guaiac fecal occult blood test (gFOBT) will no longer be used in the CCC program.
NOW that your concurrent session presentation has been accepted:
Concurrent session presenters are responsible for submitting their slide decks, conflict-of-interest declarations, and any special AV requests. Key dates, relevant links and more to help you prepare for the conference are below.
1. Access to care: improving access to team-based care
Shine a light on your team’s achievements. Nominate an outstanding team or individual for a “Bright Lights” Award by June 28, 2019.
AFHTO’s “Bright Lights” Awards recognize AFHTO members’ leadership, outstanding work and the significant progress being made to improve the value interprofessional primary care teams across Ontario deliver.
There’s no better time to show what you can do. Select award recipients will receive an education grant.
“Bright Lights” Award recipients are: